Edited by Silvia Hirsch, Paola Canova, and Mercedes Biocca
Pub Date: 10/12/2021
This volume traces the socioeconomic and environmental changes taking place in the Gran Chaco, a vast and richly biodiverse ecoregion in South America, illuminating how the region’s many indigenous groups are negotiating these transformations in their own terms.
Including the languages of Spanish, Portuguese, French, and their Creoles, and encompassing an interdisciplinary range of sources, this volume is a dictionary of 21,000 terms related to race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality used in Latin America over the past five centuries.
This volume provides guidance on teaching about Haiti’s history and culture from a multidisciplinary perspective, offering ways of reshaping old narratives through women’s and gender studies, poetry, theater, art, religion, language, politics, history, and popular culture.
In the first book to focus on the activism of Black women during Cuba’s prerevolutionary period, Takkara Brunson discusses how these women battled exclusion on multiple fronts but played an important role in forging a modern democracy.
Available here for the first time in English, this book is an extended essay on a transformational figure in Venezuelan history who overthrew the ruling military dictatorship in the 1940s and established a modern democratic regime.
This volume presents examples of how digital technologies are being used by people of African descent in South America and the Caribbean as a means to achieve social justice and to challenge racist images of Afro-descendant peoples.
Through a revolutionary ethnographic approach that foregrounds storytelling and performance, this book explores shared ritual traditions between the Anlo-Ewe people of West Africa and their descendants, the Arará of Cuba, who were brought to the island in the Atlantic slave trade.